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Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly block – variation 1

Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly block - variation 1

Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.

Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.

This is the first variation of this block. The block is quick and easy to make.

How to make variation 1 of a disappearing shoofly block

Materials

  • four 4 1/2 inch squares in white
  • one 4 1/2 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in white

Block size

11 1/2 inches.

Quilt designs

Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly - variation 1

Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly - variation 1

Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly - variation 1

Two kinds of disappearing 4-patch blocks

Two kinds of disappearing 4-patch blocks

Both blocks are quick and easy to make, just perfect for a beginner’s quilt.

How to make a disappearing 4-patch block

Learn in less than 2 minutes how to make this easy block:

Get the fabric needs for this block.

How to make a disappearing 4-patch variation block

This is another variation of a 4 patch block. Very easy and quick to make as well.

Get the fabric needs for this block.

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations blockHow to make rail fence variations quilt blocks

Learn how to make some rail fence variations quilt blocks in just over 2 minutes:

Materials for some rail fence variations quilt blocks

  • 3 strips 15 x 1 1/2 inches of dark fabric
  • 3 strips 15 x 1 1/2 inches of medium volume fabric
  • 3 strips 15 x 1 1/2 inches of low volume fabric
  • Five 3 1/2 inch squares in dark fabric
  • Five 3 1/2 inch squares in medium volume fabric
  • Five 3 1/2 inch squares in low volume fabric

Block size

Each strip makes four 3 1/2 inch squares.

Four patch  blocks measure 6 1/2  inch square.

Nine patch blocks measure 9 1/2 inch square.

Some of the blocks

Have a look at some of the variations you can obtain:

4-patch quilting blocks

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

9-patch quilting blocks

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial